opioid management

Opioid abuse and its sequelae: Treatment strategies for ob/gynsIn the second part of Dr. Lockwood's editorial on opioids, he discusses steps that ob/gyns can take to help limit opioid use disorder in our pregnant and non-pregnant patients.
Healthcare leaders must step up to fix the opioid epidemicHealthcare executives have a unique leadership role to play in addressing the opioid crisis. Here’s what you need to do now.
Five ways you can help fight the opioid epidemicThe opioid crisis in the U.S. is a multidimensional problem requiring a multistakeholder solution.
How four health plans are fighting the opioid epidemic
How four health plans are fighting the opioid epidemicFrom new outreach programs to multidisciplinary teams, here are some new strategies health plans are employing to fight the opioid epidemic
Four people, a dozen pharmacy careers
Four people, a dozen pharmacy careersWho says the options are limited? Not this family.
Health plans share best practices to combat opioid abuseThe Association for Community Affiliated Plans recently convened 13 plans to take on together the issue of prescription drug abuse.
[BLOG]: Use and abuse of opioids: FDA respondsIn this blog post, David Calabrese RPh, MHP and Andrea Marks, MS discuss Catamaran's research on opioid abuse. Catamaran is concerned about opioid misuse and is moving forward with plans to combat opioid abuse.
Louisiana bill seeks closed formularyA Louisiana senator is calling for a closed drug formulary for the state’s Worker’s Compensation program, to help combat the overutilization of opioids and compounded drugs.
A health plan tackles opioid addiction
A health plan tackles opioid addictionBlue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has taken big steps to curb the growing opioid addiction problem.